The Deadliest Disaster At Sea Killed Thousands, Yet Its Story Is Little-Known • Discoverology

The Deadliest Disaster At Sea Killed Thousands, Yet Its Story Is Little-Known

In the final months of World War II, 75 years ago, German citizens and soldiers fleeing the Soviet army died when the “Wilhelm Gustloff” sank. The death toll from its sinking numbered in the thousands, some put it as high as 9,000.

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